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Get CPR and Choking Posters Today

In CPR, CPR, First Aid by Paul Martin3 Comments

We’ve heard many stories about people’s lives being saved, and not just from trained professionals. There are situations in which the rescuer had used a nearby poster to know what to do when someone needed rescuing. These posters are actually required for certain types of businesses, but we’d love to see these in as many places as possible. Many people …

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Saved a Life: Mother saves son days after learning CPR

In CPR, CPR, Customer Stories, Family, Featured Stories, First Aid, Inspirational Stories, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings, Rescues, Training by Elizabeth Shaw6 Comments

CPR training came just in time for a mother and her child. Tammy Schneider, a Kent District Library employee for 14 years, was told that the library was putting together an online CPR and First Aid training for all staff through a company called ProTrainings. “Personally, I thought it was a great idea,” said Schneider. “I think that anytime you can learn …

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What do Sumo wrestlers, cardboard boxes, and CPR training have in common?

In Blended CPR, CPR, CPR, Featured Stories, First Aid, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings, Training by Elizabeth Shaw4 Comments

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could complete your CPR training entirely online? Can you imagine how convenient and efficient it would be to start and finish your learning CPR experience from the comfort of your own home? Can you imagine paying a fraction of the cost for your training kit and classes than what you pay now? This isn’t …

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Prolonged CPR: Why It Works

In CPR, Rescues, Research by Elizabeth ShawLeave a Comment

A man in Ohio recovered after doctors declared him medically dead. This demonstrates the grey area in deciding when to stop efforts to resuscitate a victim. Yahle, a diesel mechanic from West Carrollton, Ohio, went into cardiac arrest Aug. 5. He was rushed to the hospital where a team of physicians began administering chest compressions and forced blood and oxygen …

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Teen Dies on Delta Flight

In CPR, Health and Safety, In Memoriam, Medical by Elizabeth ShawLeave a Comment

A 16-year-old boy  died after suffering a medical emergency on  Delta Flight 128 flying from Seattle to Atlanta. The young man, Zachery Bisiar, was flying  family members Saturday when “he went into medical distress.” The cause of death is still pending, but a Spokane medical examiner said “the cause of death is pending, but is thought to be “a rare …

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The History of CPR: 273 Years in Development

In CPR, Medical by Elizabeth Shaw1 Comment

CPR, more definitively known as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation has been a literal lifesaver for centuries. With new guidelines that strive to perfect the techniques in CPR, this form of emergency treatment may seem modern, but in fact, it has been in use since 1740, when “the Paris Academy of Sciences officially recommended mouth-to-mouth resuscitation for drowning victims.” Dr. James Elm  first …

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What does CPR stand for?

In CPR, Health and Safety, Medical by Elizabeth ShawLeave a Comment

CPR: Many of us know that it stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation; a procedure that increases the survival rate of victims of cardiac arrest substantially. But, have you really thought about what that mans? In a nutshell, we know that it’s a method that a person can apply to an endangered victim in the hopes of keeping the blood circulating and …